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The race for Oscars is on

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The nominations for the 81st Academy Awards have been announced and two films are dominating the field in the race to win the most Oscars.

Slumdog Millionaire directed by Danny Boyle has 10 nominations but is lagging behind The Curious Case of Benjamin Button which is the frontrunner, with a chance of winning 13 awards.

Rajesh Mirchandani reports.

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